Minneapolis Public Works is gearing up to conduct its Annual Bicyclist and Pedestrian Count. Volunteers are needed to count the number of bicyclists and pedestrians at several locations around the city. The main days for counting will be September 11-13. All count shifts are from 4-6 pm. Bicyclist and pedestrian counts are conducted in order to understand the impact of … [Read more...]
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Watch out for scammers posing as insurance agents The Minnesota Commerce Department is warning Minnesotans of an insurance fraud scam involving individuals posing as representatives of Premier Health Plan, which earlier this year discontinued all of its health insurance products in Minnesota and nationwide, including Medicare Advantage plans. Consumers from across the … [Read more...]
The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) will be hosting a series of informational meetings on its proposed 2019 "Moving To Work" plan. Two informational sessions were held August 15; a second public hearing will be held on August 22. According to the MPHA's website, the Moving To Work program enables designated housing authorities to implement innovative, … [Read more...]
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is hosting a listening tour to gather community input — including two sessions specifically geared toward the African American community — in its search for a new superintendent. The nationwide search kicked off last month to replace MPRB Superintendent Jayne Miller, who resigned in February 2018. Superintendent Emeritus Mary … [Read more...]
St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has announced a series of events leading up to his 2019 Budget Address next month. Led by the Office of Financial Services, the "Our City, Our Budget" series is designed to give residents an understanding of the city’s budget process and how they can help shape 2019 budget priorities. The seven-event series will take place July 13-29 at community … [Read more...]